Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Charmer

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CHARMER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 29

1- 8 1s dance 4 slip steps down middle, set to 3s, slip step back to top and cast 1 place
9-16 2s repeat above Fig
17-24 1s dance down 1 place (2s up), 2s+1s circle 4H round to left and 1s dance up to top (2s down)
25-32 1s set, cast to 2nd place and 2s+1s+3s turn RH

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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The Charmer
"The Charmer" John William Waterhouse (1849-1917), Oil Painting, c. 1911

Image copyright John William Waterhouse [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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